His decision comes after 14 years of his stint with L&T group at various capacity, lastly with L&T IDPL where he had the responsibilities including Digital Transformation, IT Strategy, Business-IT Alignment, Business Process Excellence, Revenue Assurance, IT Budget Control, Program Management, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Operations, Vendor/Technology Evaluation, etc. At his new organization, he will execute the role of global CIO.
As a senior IT Professional he had worked in major Corporates, Conglomerate in Engineering and construction industry with various domains ( Finance, Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Construction). VA Tech Wabag is a water technology multinational offering a range of solutions directed at addressing water challenges in over 20 countries across four continents.
Speaking on the appointment, he said, “I am feeling excited to take up the global role and face challenges like the diversity of team, culture, regulatory needs and business needs of different geographies, alignment of technology across the globe.” Speaking on the increasing number of Indian IT professional heading global role, he says, the key expectations towards Indian leaders are increasing in terms of cultural diversity, adherence to geography based regulations, team management, aligning team to global business Strategy, R&D investment in Digital Transformation.
He holds a bachelors in chemical engineering and MBA in information systems from Annamalai University and Bachelor of Technology from the University of Madras. He has also pursued various certificate courses from the IIM-B. He has also undergone various leadership training programmes.